Rob Pruitt, making art on jeans. (Photo courtesy BFA)

Rob Pruitt Put His ‘Suicide Paintings’ on Jeans, As ‘This Era is All About the Booty’

Last month, Rob Pruitt opened “Multiple Personalities,” his first solo show in New York in four years. It stuffed Gavin Brown’s Enterprise with a bombastic number of ideas—water fountains in pickup trucks, middle school binder doodles, simple frowny face drawings—but the center of the exhibition were his so-called “suicide paintings,” dreamy, grainy faded color abstractions that perhaps suggested a more grown up, introspective Rob Pruitt.

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